Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    26 August 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    24 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The role will commence in Autumn Term 2021. You will:
• have the rare opportunity to work collaboratively with primary colleagues and play a key role in developing the secondary phase RE curriculum
• have a strong voice in shaping the everyday practice of the school as we develop and embed our ethos and routines, especially in teaching and learning
• have the opportunity to share your expertise with other subject teachers across the Trust
• be part of a global community of charitable initiatives.
This is an exceptional opportunity to work within a vibrant atmosphere and a supportive setting.

Applying for the job

To apply:
• Please download an application pack at or contact the school office on 020 3141 8760
• Applications to be sent to by Friday 16th April 2021 Midday
• Interview process to take place Friday 23rd April 2021 (subject to change)

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, Sikh
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
677 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Nishkam School West London

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and talented teacher of RE to play a key role in shaping the curriculum of our outstanding, multi-faith school as we are currently only in year three of its secondary phase development.
Unique features of this role are:
• The chance to make a significant contribution to the school’s RE curriculum and ethos across the secondary phase
• Potential for promotion
• A bespoke CPD package relevant to the successful candidate’s career stage
• Strong buy-in from pupils to this core GCSE subject.

Nishkam School West London is a flagship school for our Trust, offering all-through provision on an expansive 11-acre green site. Opportunities like these are few and far between and will interest those with creative minds and high aspirations, seeking to inspire a new generation of children through a virtues-led, multi-faith curriculum. The journey will be one of leading your classes to excellence as the school grows to capacity, which will be immensely rewarding for the right individual.
Background: Nishkam School West London is an innovative, state of the art, all-through 4-19 school. Nishkam’s outstanding primary school opened in 2013 and the secondary opened in September 2018. The school is part of a highly successful Multi-Academy Trust (4 schools, 2 nurseries; 1 vocational college in Kenya).

Leadership and management at all levels are of exceptionally high quality. Leaders constantly check the quality of teaching and learning and provide very good support for any teacher who needs to develop their practice.
Exemplary leadership and management skills ensure that the school’s values are central to developing pupils’ learning and mind-set.
The school’s vision to ‘offer excellence… and inspire children to learn’ pervades the school. As a result, pupils are motivated and have high aspirations.

Ofsted-October 2016
As teacher of RE at Nishkam School West London, you will work in a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust (NST). NST is one of the first multi-academy free school trusts in the UK. The Trust has opened two free schools in Birmingham (a primary in 2011 and a secondary in 2012), both of which are judged Ofsted Outstanding, and a third, a primary free school in Wolverhampton. We are looking for a highly committed and innovative RE teacher to work in close collaboration with other teachers in both the secondary and primary phases across the Trust.

NST has developed an inclusive, virtues-led, multi-faith educational approach that nurtures pupils of all faiths and those of no particular faith. The Nishkam ethos is to help grow a selfless mindset, aspiring to excellence as well as going beyond ourselves to serve others, to create supportive communities and to realise our true potential. This pervades every aspect of the school.

Arranging a visit to Nishkam School West London

To find out more:
• Please contact us via: or 020 3141 8760 if you wish to visit the school or arrange an informal conversation with the Principal.

School location

152 Syon Lane, Osterley, TW7 5PN

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